The Stories

The Stories

Book - 2014
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The stories in this collection showcase Gardam's stylistic versatility and psychological insight. Throughout the collection she probes the inner lives, secret desires, and hidden pasts of her characters.
Publisher: New York : Europa Editions, 2014
ISBN: 9781609451998
1609451996
Characteristics: 476 p. ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Stories of Jane Gardam

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uncommonreader
Oct 30, 2015

This is a collection of short stories published from the 1970s to the 1990s, chosen by Gardam herself. Most are wonderful, funny and insightful.

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Alfalfa14
Aug 15, 2015

Discovered Jane Gardam in my 20s, beginning with Crusoe's Daughter, and have since recommended her to serious readers as a wonderfully insightful and witty author. No one is ever malevolent in her stories, they're simply needing more love. She's a quiet treasure.

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okbookgirl
Sep 10, 2014

A big collection of short stories by one of the UK's best writers. I loved Gardam's "Old Filth" trilogy, and there are many stories here up to that high standard of writing.

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